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Atlantic Cape Presents 'Romeo & Juliet' March 14 for Grades K-8

February 26, 2010

Tickets are still available for two free performances of "Romeo & Juliet," a live play presented by Atlantic Cape Community College's Community Affairs Program, in conjunction with the New Jersey Theatre Alliance, Sunday, March 14. The show is for children grades K-8 and their families and will be held at noon at the Middle Township Performing Arts Center in Cape May Court House, and at 4 p.m. in Walter Edge Theater on Atlantic Cape's Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

The new adaptation of Romeo & Juliet will be performed by The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's acclaimed "Shakespeare LIVE!" touring company. The performance is based on one of William Shakespeare's most popular plays about the tragic story of two lovers from feuding families.

Performances are free, but reservations are needed to assure a seat. 

To make a reservation for the Mays Landing Campus performance, call (609) 343-5666, or visit Atlantic Cape at http://www.atlantic.edu/community/familyweek.html. To make a reservation for the Cape May County performance, e-mail middlepac@middletwp.k12.nj.us or call (609) 463-1924.

Family Week at the Theatre is an annual statewide festival offering free tickets to young people and their families. Now in its 13th year, it was developed to encourage families to attend professional theater together. To receive a full schedule of other performances, call 1-800-THE-ARTS or visit www.familyweek.com.